Army and Navy Academy

2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Tel: 888.762.2338
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 320 students
Army and Navy Academy is an internationally recognized college-preparatory military boarding school for boys, grades 7-12.
The Academy follows University of California standards and incorporates West Point-style leadership training into its curriculum.
Our Cadets benefit from the Academy's structure and daily routine which incorporates a regimen of academics, athletics, and leadership.

Founded in 1910, Army and Navy Academy's mission is to educate and develop good character in young men.

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Army and Navy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 7-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1910 1909
Campus Size 16 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 320 students 295 students
% Students of Color 27% 19%
% International Students 25% 20%
% Students Boarding 90% 68%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 16 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 14 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 47% 67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $10 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$35,400 $48,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$20,850 $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 25% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 73% 58%
Director of Admissions Candace Heidenrich  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 14 16
AP Biology AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC AP Chemistry
AP English Language & Composition AP English Literature & Composition
AP European History AP French
AP Physics B AP Psychology
AP Spanish AP Statistics
AP Studio Art: Drawing AP U.S. History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 13
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Soccer, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 29 24
ExtracurricularsAdjutant Yearbook, Anti-Bullying Club, ASB, Astronomy Club, Beta Club, Business Club, Cadets for Christ, California Scholarship Federation, Chess Club, Choir, Comedy Sportz, Community Service, Computer Science Club, Crossfit, Forensics, Game Club, Harvard Model Congress, Honor Council, Interact, Key Club, Model United Nations, Multi-Cultural Club, National Honor Council, Peer Mediation, Pep Band,

College Matriculation

Year: 2009-2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of California, Los Angeles 8
United States Military Academy at West Point 7
University of California San Diego 6
University of California Davis 5
Penn State University 4
Rutgers University 4
University of California Santa Barbara 4
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical 3
University of Southern California 3
New York University 2
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School Notes:

  • Army and Navy Academy is an internationally recognized college-preparatory military boarding school for boys, grades 7-12 that follows University of California standards and incorporates leadership training centered around its JROTC program. Since 1910, Army and Navy Academy has sought to develop scholarship and honorable character in young men. Our cadets benefit from the rigorous structure, motivation and discipline in their daily routine and develop essential life management, good citizenship and leadership skills. The mission of Army and Navy Academy is to educate and develop young men of good character.

  • LD types supported: IEP or 504 required
  • School accreditations: California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Idyllwild Arts Academy (52.8 miles away)
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  • IdyllwildIdyllwild Arts Academy
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    (951) 468-7223
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  • AnaheimSt. Catherine's Academy
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    AnaheimCA 92805
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  • ClaremontThe Webb Schools
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  • San MarinoSouthwestern Academy
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  • Los AngelesAmerican University Preparatory School
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    Los AngelesCA 90071
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